Continuing on a steady and downward trajectory, the country reported 1.34 lakh daily new cases in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said.
According to MoHFW, 2.64 crore persons have recovered from Covid-19 across the country so far and 2,11,499 patients recovered during the last 24 hours. The country has recorded more daily recoveries than the daily new cases for 21 consecutive days. Following steady growth, Recovery Rate increases to 92.79%
The ministry also said that the weekly positivity rate currently stands at 7.66% and the daily positivity rate at 6.21%, less than 10% for 10 successive days.
Testing capacity substantially ramped up; a total of 35.3crore tests conducted so far. Also, India has administered 22.10 crore vaccine doses so far under the nationwide vaccination drive; more than 22 Lakh vaccinated in the last 24 hours.